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Building Automation Starts to Realise its Promise
Buildings
Wednesday January 18 2017

Building Automation Starts to Realise its Promise

Building automation systems have been around for a few years now, and have been touted as a sort of “Star Wars” technology that run buildings automatically...

Destination Control Systems: Going Up?
Buildings
Wednesday October 26 2016

Destination Control Systems: Going Up?

New technology means big improvements to passenger lift destination control systems, and these improvements can help speed up travel times, improve efficiency and provide benefit for...

Meeting BCA Performance in Car Parks
Buildings
Monday August 29 2016

Meeting BCA Performance in Car Parks

In April of this year, the Queensland division of the Australia Institute of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) held an education session on the design and...

Kitchen Exhaust: Getting It Right
Buildings
Monday June 6 2016

Kitchen Exhaust: Getting It Right

Commercial kitchen exhaust systems require specialist equipment and design. What are the key issues relating to the application of these systems to buildings?

The Decline of the World’s Biggest Market for Elevators
Buildings
Thursday December 17 2015

The Decline of the World’s Biggest Market for Elevators

China's goliath elevator market may never again scale its recent peaks as the country's high-rise urban environments reach a state of maturity.

Is a Modular Elevator Right for You?
Buildings
Tuesday October 6 2015

Is a Modular Elevator Right for You?

Traditional elevator construction takes time and money. They are often the longest critical path. For low-rise buildings where improved accessibility is paramount, the continuing development of...

Peak Air Con Body Calls for BIM to be Mandatory
Buildings
Thursday September 24 2015

Peak Air Con Body Calls for BIM to be Mandatory

Australia’s peak body for the air conditioning and mechanical services industry has called for a raft of measures to foster the adoption of BIM by the...

Is Geo-exchange more Viable than Air-based Air Conditioning?
Buildings
Wednesday September 9 2015

Is Geo-exchange more Viable than Air-based Air Conditioning?

When it comes to air conditioning for buildings and in particular when it comes to air conditioning using air cooled direct expansion systems, every one degree...

The Why and How of HVACR Energy Efficiency
Buildings
Friday September 4 2015

The Why and How of HVACR Energy Efficiency

Why worry about HVACR energy efficiency? Because energy savings bring about big-time cost savings.